Input sought on Victoria’s economic strategy

Encouraging the growth of the high tech sector in Victoria sounds like a good idea, but is it the city’s role to create a “incubator” space for local up-starts?

The city is finalizing its economic development strategy. Residents are invited to weigh in on this issue and others designed  to grow employment in the city, while maintaining livable neighbourhoods.

Read more and give your feedback by completing the online workshop at

Other policy questions include whether the city should: retain marine industrial land to encourage businesses such as ship repair; explore potential for a shuttle linking downtown to post-secondary institutions; be more welcoming to urban development.